There are currently an estimated 54,900 animal trainers in the United States. The animal trainer job market is expected to grow by 11.1% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are animal trainers?
CareerExplorer rates animal trainers with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 12,400 animal trainers. That number is based on 6,100 additional animal trainers, and the retirement of 6,300 existing animal trainers.
What’s the supply of animal trainers?
The animal trainer industry is concentrated in California, Florida, New York
Animal Trainer job market by state
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